Word Lists for the Parts of Speech

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Word Lists for the
Parts of Speech

Word Lists for the Parts of Speech

Are you looking for word lists for the parts of speech? Look no further! I've got you covered. 

These word lists will help you if you're struggling to remember the definitions of the eight parts of speech, and they'll be a good refresher if you've already learned them.

Click on the links below to see word lists for each part of speech. 

List of Nouns

This list of nouns will give you plenty of examples of nouns!

Nouns are words that name people, places, things, or ideas. There are may different types of nouns: proper nouns, common nouns, abstract nouns, concrete nouns, collective nouns, compound nouns... and more. 

List of Pronouns

See examples of pronouns with this list of pronouns.

Pronouns are words that take the place of nouns. Just as there are many different types of nouns, there are also different types of pronouns. Here are a few: reflexive pronouns, indefinite pronouns, relative pronouns, personal pronouns, and more. 

List of Verbs

On the list of verbs page, you'll see examples of verbs, and you'll also learn a little song to help you remember the helping verbs.

Verbs are the "do"ers and the "be"ers of our language. They show action and states of being. Guess what? There are different types of verbs. (Are you noticing a pattern here?) Action verbs and linking verbs can be main verbs in a sentence, and helping verbs are verbs that help these two main verbs. 

Examples of Adjectives

On the examples of adjectives page, you'll see examples of proper adjectives, comparative adjectives, and superlative adjectives.

By the way, adjectives are words that describe nouns and pronouns. 

List of Adverbs

This list of adverbs is categorized by the adverb questions, making it easy for you to see how they work.

Adverbs modify verbs, adjectives, and other adverbs. You can tell if a word is an adverb by seeing if it answers one of the adverb questions: How? When? Where? Why? and To what extent? 

List of Prepositions

You get to hear another song on the list of prepositions page!

If you know Yankee Doodle, it will be easy for you to memorize this little song with prepositions in it.

List of Conjunctions

This list of conjunctions shows you examples of each type.

Conjunctions are joining words. They join two or more elements in a sentence.

There are only three types of conjunctions to learn: coordinating conjunctions, subordinating conjunctions, and correlative conjunctions. 

List of Interjections

This alphabetical list of interjections will help you find the interjection that you are looking for.

Yippee! It's time to learn about interjections! Interjections are words that show emotion. They are not divided up into different types. 

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  • Word Lists for All 8 Parts of Speech
  • Nouns
  • Pronouns
  • Verbs
  • Adjectives
  • Adverbs
  • Prepositions
  • Conjunctions
  • Interjections

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